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American Midstream holding open season for Bakken gathering line

May 28, 2015

American Midstream Bakken LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Midstream Partners LP, Denver, is conducting a binding open season for a proposed 50-mile Bakken crude oil gathering and transportation system in the core of McKenzie County, ND.

Bill is wrong way to speed gas pipeline approvals, House panel told

May 27, 2015

A bill that would give the US Department of the Interior authority to approve natural gas pipelines crossing National Parks Service land is unnecessary and unwanted, a US Bureau of Land Management official told a House Natural Resources subcommittee.

Affected portion of ruptured California pipeline to be removed soon

May 26, 2015

The affected portion of ruptured Plains All American Pipeline Line 901 is expected to be removed and replaced soon, a company official said on May 25 as crews continued cleaning up crude oil released at San Refugio State Park in Santa Barbara County.

EIA: Crack spreads higher due to low oil prices, rising demand

May 25, 2015

Gasoline crack spreads in the US, especially on the East Coast, have reached several-year highs in recent months, according to a recent report from the US Energy Information Administration.

Watching Government: Asian Pacific potential

May 25, 2015

Determining the Asian Pacific's energy demand potential doesn't look difficult initially. Its economic growth is relatively strong, so it could be substantial.

ANGA urges US to scrap dual approvals for LNG export projects

May 25, 2015

The US could lose an important global opportunity if it doesn't move more quickly on its LNG export decisions, America's Natural Gas Alliance said in a new study.

Murkowski, Heitkamp introduce bill to end US crude oil export ban

May 25, 2015

US Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) jointly introduced legislation that would end a 40-year ban on exports of crude oil produced in the US. Eleven more Senate Republicans cosponsored the measure.

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May 25, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

QCLNG begins commercial operations, gets CNOOC pipeline sale approval

May 22, 2015

BG Group subsidiary QGC has taken operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant from Bechtel Australia, which built it. BG Group’s Train 1 equity partner, China National Offshore Oil Co. (CNOOC), also approved sale of the QCLNG natural gas pipeline to APA Group, satisfying the last of the transaction’s preconditions.

Statoil’s Gudrun condensate leak could have been major incident

May 21, 2015

Statoil ASA said a Feb. 18 condensate leak at its Gudrun platform in the North Sea could have been much worse, even fatal, if anyone would have been present at the time.

Ruptured Plains All American crude oil line causes Pacific spill

May 20, 2015

Plains All American Pipeline LP’s Coastal Line crude pipeline ruptured May 19 in Santa Barbara, Calif., spilling more than 500 bbl into the Pacific Ocean, according to Governor’s Office of Emergency Services estimates.

Total starts gas, condensate production from Russian Arctic field

May 20, 2015

Total SA has started production of gas and condensate from onshore Termokarstovoye field in the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district in the Russian Arctic.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline identifies alternate route segments

May 19, 2015

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) has identified several alternate route segments as potentially having the least impact to environmental, historic, and cultural resources and is incorporating them into the proposed route of its 550-mile, 1.5-bcfd interstate natural gas transmission pipeline across three states. The alternate segments are in Augusta and Nelson counties, Va.

Anadarko lets contract to JV trio for development of Mozambique LNG project

May 18, 2015

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has let a contract to CB&I, Chiyoda Corp., and Saipem SPA—together forming the CCS joint venture—for the initial development of an LNG project in Mozambique.

Watching Government: Albertans vote for change

May 18, 2015

Alberta's voters sent a strong message on May 5 when they ended decades of Conservative rule and elected Rachel Notley, the New Democratic Party's candidate, as their new premier in a special election.

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